I was haunted by a past that polluted my heart,
but the fire in my eyes light a path out of the dark,
it comes for you at your weakest and that’s when you need to fight strong, trust me I’ve been there before I know the night's long
but when you’re trapped in the dark you just need to turn the light on.
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